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Which of the following hormone is not secreted by kidney. (AIPG 2007)



A 1,25dihydroxycholecalciferol

B Angiotensin I

C Renin

D Erythropoietin

Ans. B Angiotensin I

The kidney produces three hormones:

I. 1,25 dihydroxycholecalciferol

II. Renin

III. erythropoietin

Angiotensinogen is found in the D2 globulin fraction of the plasma. It is synthesized in the liver and is converted to angiotensin I by renin which is further converted to angiotensin II by the action of ACE in lungs.

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